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The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book, the third of three volumes, completes the sweeping survey of the effect of computers on American industry began in the first volume and continued in the second volume. It turns finally to ... More


Presence of the Public Sector in the American Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins with a discussion of federal, state, and local presence and influence in the American economy. It then considers funding for K-12 and higher education in the second half of the ... More


Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The Advanced Placement (AP) program stands as the foremost source of college-level academics for millions of high school students in the United States and beyond. More than 22,000 schools now ... More


Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, we are living in a global era, yet schooling systems remain generally reactive and slow to adapt to shifting economic, technological, demographic, and ... More


From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Carolyn T. Adams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the role of suburban elites in setting development agendas for urban municipalities and their larger metropolitan regions. It shows how major nongovernmental, nonmarket ... More


Code Choices and Consequences: Implications for Educational Interpreting

Jeffrey E. Davis

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on interpreting in K-12 educational contexts. It describes linguistic demands and strategies that are applicable across a wide range of interpreting settings, and are relevant to ... More


Introduction

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Advanced Placement (AP) program. Advanced Placement is a privately operated, mostly privately financed, and almost entirely voluntary curricular ... More


Who Poses the Question?: Using Citizen Science to Help K–12 Teachers Meet the Mandate for Inquiry

Nancy M. Trautmann, Jennifer L. Shirk, Jennifer Fee, and Marianne E. Krasny

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains how citizen science can foster true inquiry in the classroom, with particular emphasis on K–12 education. It considers how citizen science can be used by teachers to help their ... More


Democracy Inside: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places

Albert W. Dzur

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190658663
eISBN:
9780190919214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658663.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This book develops a grounded theory of democratic change, citizen agency, and institutions as fields of action. Across the United States democratic professionals are creating innovative ... More


Integration after Parents Involved: What Does Research Suggest about Available Options?

Erica Frankenberg

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.7
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter reviews what is known from earlier efforts at integration and contemplates how such policies might fare in the aftermath of the complex legal decision in Parents Involved in Community ... More


A Progressive Approach to Budgeting under Musgrove

Brian Pugh

in Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 7 discusses Governor Ronny Musgrove, a former member of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee (JLBC), who was familiar with the budget making process. This chapter shows how Musgrove was ... More


Yoga in America

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 3 explains how yoga won an American audience as marketers advertised health benefits and downplayed religious associations, while gesturing toward spirituality. Although many people perceive ... More


Do We Really Need Media Education 2.0? Teaching Media in the Age of Participatory Culture

David Buckingham

in Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034470
eISBN:
9780262334853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034470.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter makes the case for what and how we should teach about media in K-12 schools and universities. The author takes a measured approach, advocating the teaching of both traditional media ... More


New Technologies and Universal Design for Learning in the Foreign Language Classroom

Nicole Strangman, Anne Meyer, Tracey Hall, and C. Patrick Proctor

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter draws on and develops material previously published by the authors as “UDL Implementation: Examples Using Best Practices and Curriculum Enhancements,” in The Universally Designed ... More


Teaching World History in a Swirl of Standards

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

in Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Standards-based education reform efforts that began in the 1990s resulted in social studies standards by grade level in every single state, stretching from kindergarten to grade 12. All of these ... More


Single-Sex Education in Historical Perspective

Juliet A. Williams

in Separation Solution?: Single-Sex Education and the New Politics of Gender Equality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288959
eISBN:
9780520963788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288959.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents a historical overview of different justifications that have been presented for separating students by sex in K-12 school settings. Over the course of the nineteenth century, the ... More


Immigration’s Effects on State and Local Economies

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

in Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the effects of undocumented immigration on local and state economies as well as the objections to immigration often made at the state or local level. It first reviews studies on ... More


Multi-Country Comparison of ICT and Educational Accessibility for Blind Students

Sachin Pavithran and Maria Hernandez Legorreta

in Accessible Technology and the Developing World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198846413
eISBN:
9780191881572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846413.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design

This chapter discusses the importance of information and communications technology (ICT) and educational accessibility for blind and low-vision students, with a focus on policy and implementation ... More


Education: Private Capital Goes to School

Nicholas Freudenberg

in At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Education contributes powerfully to better health and public education is a foundation for democracy. Recently, however, private capital has viewed education as a profit center that can replace ... More


An Abiding Affection

Thomas E. Schindler

in A Hidden Legacy: The Life and Work of Esther Zimmer Lederberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197531679
eISBN:
9780197531709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531679.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter provides a brief outline of Esther Zimmer’s early life. Born in 1922 to immigrant Jewish parents who had moved from Manhattan’s Lower East Side to the South Bronx, she demonstrated a ... More


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